Weaponry

Weaponry of World War II

Weaponry of WW2 is the online source about the tanks, guns, artillery, fighter and bomber planes as well as warships of the Allies and the Axis powers during World War II. The weapon systems from Germany, US, Britain, Russia, Japan, Italy and other nations will be found details about their history, specifications, pictures and a 3D model.

This weaponry collection is regularly extended and updated. Many of the weapons are or will be in the future an integral part of the strategy game WW2 Total and the information and specifications are also used for the ongoing development.


Weaponry Categories
Fighters Bombers
Tanks Artillery
Infantry Ships

Vickers Gun

Vickers Gun

British Vickers machine-gun from both World Wars. History, development, service, specifications and pictures. Vickers Gun Type: heavy machine-gun. History Great Britain was among the first countries where the Maxim machine-gun was introduced after a demonstration in 1887. The construction was… learn more

E-boat

3D model of E-Boat.

German Schnellboot (S-boat), called by Allies E-boat. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. E-Boat (German ‘Schnellboot’ or ‘S-boat’) Type: Motor torpedo boat (MTB) History: Identified by the British for some ill described purpose as an E-boat (‘Enemy boat’),… learn more

He 162 Salamander

3D model He 162

Jet fighter and interceptor Heinkel He 162 Salamander or ‘People’s fighter’. Heinkel He 162 Salamander (Volksjäger). Type: German Luftwaffe jet fighter and interceptor. History: One of the most rapidly conceived warplanes ever produced, the He 162 home defence fighter existed… learn more

Me 110

3D model Me 110 F

Messerschmitt Bf 110 Zerstörer of the German Luftwaffe. Messerschmitt Bf 110 Type: Heavy fighter plane, Zerstörer (destroyer), fighter-bomber, night fighter History: As in five other countries at about the same time, the Reichsluftfahrtministerium decided in 1934 to issue a requirement… learn more

Sub S class

3D model Seawolf

British submarines S class of WW2. S class (63 boats) Type: British submarine class, built 1931-1945. History: Though their roots returned to 1928, the ‘S’ class had been highly successful throughout WW2 and, along with 62 completions, was the Royal… learn more

Aircraft carrier Shinano

Aircraft carrier 'Shinano'

Japanese aircraft carrier Shinano. Shinano Type: Japanese Aircraft Carrier (ship). History: The early exchanges of the Pacific War very quickly established the ascendancy of air over heavy ­gun power and one immediate result of this in Japan was the cessation… learn more

Panzer V Panther

3d model of Panther tank A

German heavy medium Panther tank. History, development, service, specifications, statistics, pictures and 3D model. Panzer V Panther Ausf A (SdKfz 171) Type: German heavy medium tank. History: After a study had been made of the Russian T-34 , Hitler ordered… learn more

Spitfire Mk IX

3d model Spitfire IX

British Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX fighter plane. Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX Type: British fighter plane. History: The year 1942 saw the tide of battle begin to turn in favour of the Allies, and a contributing factor was the increased adaptability… learn more

B-24 Liberator

3D model B-24J

US long-range bomber B-24 Liberator of WW2. Consolidated Vultee Model 32 B-24 Liberator Type: Heavy long-range strategic bombers. History: With production totalling 18,482 units, the B-24 Liberator was the most numerous U.S. combat type of WW2. The B-24 served in… learn more

Sten Gun

3d model Sten Mk 2

British machine carbine Marks 1-5. Sten gun, machine carbine Marks 1-5 Type: sub-machine gun History In the summer of 1940 the British Government began to look seriously at the sub­machine gun question, and in August a decision was taken to… learn more

Liberty ship

3d model Liberty ship

US cargo ship class of WW2 Liberty ship (2,710 ships) Type: US cargo ship for mass-production, built 1941-1945. History: The design perfected by Henry J. Kaiser shipyards in the United States, the Liberty ship type helped to win the ‘Battle… learn more

Me 109 B, C, D

3d model Messerschmitt Bf 109 B

Messerschmitt B-D fighter plane from Legion Condor in the Spanish Civil War. Messerschmitt Me 109 B, C and D Type: German fighter plane from Legion Condor in the Spanish Civil War. History For Twenty five years the Me 109 was… learn more

P-40 Curtiss Hawk

3d model Curtiss P-40 C Flying Tigers

US fighter, ground attack and fighter-bomber P-40 Curtiss Hawk. Curtiss P-40 Warhawk, Kittyhawk, Tomahawk Type: US fighter plane, ground attack and fighter-bomber plane. History: It was between December 1941 and July 1942 that the Flying Tigers, a unit of American… learn more

Panzerfaust

3d model Panzerfaust 60

One-shot recoilless anti-tank launcher. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Panzerfaust 30, 60, 100, 150, 250. Type: light, one-shot recoilless anti-tank launcher History: The appearance of heavy Russian tanks KV-1 and T-34 in 1942 led to a demand… learn more

He 111

3d model of Heinkel He 111.

German Heinkel He 111 medium bomber. Heinkel He 111 Type: medium bomber (later also torpedo bomber, glider tug and missile launcher). History A natural twin-engined outgrowth of the He 70, the first He 111 was a graceful machine with elliptical… learn more

Mitsubishi A6M5 Reisen

3d model A6M5

Japanese navy fighter, fighter-bomber and Kamikaze plane. Mitsubishi A6M5 Reisen Type: Japanese carrier-based fighter and fighter-bomber. History: Though the A6M3 was an ideal fighter with the original high manoeuvrability of the A6M1 and higher speed performance than the Mitsubishi A6M2… learn more

B-29 Superfortress

3D model of B-29 Superfortress

US long-range and high-altitude heavy bomber B-29 Superfortress from Boeing. Boeing Model 345 B-29 Superfortress Type: High-altitude heavy long-range and atomic bomber. History: Development and mass production of the B-29, the Boeing Model 345 which was named Superfortress, was one… learn more

P-51 Mustang

US long-range escort fighter plane North American P-51 Mustang Type: Long-range escort fighter. History Many claims have been made for the P-51 Mustang: that it was the best combat aircraft of the WW2, that it marked the transition from the… learn more

StG-45 and successors

Sturmgewehr 45 (StG-45)

StG-45 or Sturmgewehr 45 (assault rifle) and its modern successors G3, CETME, HK33, G36. History, development, service, specifications and pictures. Sturmgewehr 45 (StG-45) Type: automatic rifle. History Towards the end of World War II all armed forces had recognized the… learn more

Panzer IV G

3d model of PzKpfw IV G

German medium tank PzKpfw IV Ausf G. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. PzKpfw IV Ausf G (SdKfz 161/1 and SdKfz 161/2) Type: German medium tank History The 1,750 PzKpfw IV Ausf G were acquired by ten separate… learn more